Posts Tagged: Vintage

Peter Max Paints Panty Hose Vintage 1970

As a vintage clothing collector and dealer, there are just some things that would be an absolute delight to run across. I think these Peter Max Paints nylon stockings would be right up there in the “Holy Grail of Vintage” category. Made by Burlington-Cameo and designed by Peter Max in 1970, these gloriously designed stockings… Read more »

My Snazzy Vintage Seattle Sweater Find!

It was the morning of the Super Bowl (GO SEAHAWKS) and I had stopped into a local thrift store on the way home from church. Practically the first thing I saw was a heavy hand-knitted sweater with a shawl collar and front zipper. Hmm, I thought…these usually have a design on the back a la… Read more »

In the PINK 1969 Fashions

Spring is just around the corner (I keep telling myself), and I have been longing to wear my very favorite color – PINK!  Since it is still so cold I plowed through my cashmere sweater pile and found two bright pink ones that I could layer – a turtleneck and a cardigan. It felt good… Read more »

The Vintage 1972 Biba-esque Baby Look

Since I’d been ignoring that particular year, I decided to take a look at the 1972 editions of Seventeen magazine that I have. I was in for a pleasant surprise! I have been searching for evidence of the early 70s British-based Biba look here in America and had been coming up with nothing. Biba was… Read more »

Seventeen Magazine and Me

Ever since my teen years, I’ve been a devoted magazine reader. Tiger Beat and 16 magazine were my faves to keep up with my idols, The Monkees, Herman’s Hermits, Dino, Desi and Billy and Paul Revere and the Raiders. But Seventeen magazine was the bible when it came to teen fashion and beauty.  I would… Read more »